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Unlike traditional nuclear reactors the new micro reactor uses no control rods to initiate the reaction.
Anyone who knows anything about nuclear reactors knows that control rods certainly do not initiate reactions. They regulate or halt it by absorbing the neutrons that cause it. Maybe the author at "Next energy news" should become a bit more familiar with his/her subject before writing about it.
I'll beleive it when I SEE it. So get your facts straight before you start selling vaporware.